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Al Jazeera America
Nov 9, 2013 5:30pm EST
. >>> . >>> kenya and the fall out from the siege at the mall in nairobi. new rules for the media. reporters don't like them. >>> what's with the israeli journalists moving into politics? >>> commuting the boarding sentence of the new york city subway conductor in our web video of the week. >> when egyptians turned on their televisions, they saw someone they haven't seen in more than four months, their former president. he was in court charged with incitement to cause murder. some journalists were allowed in, but they had to check their phones, cameras and recording devices at the door. it was a carefully core gravelled media event which gave egyptian-state owned media control over how much attention morsi would receive. >> that's as little as possible. since morsi and the muslim brotherhood were ousted, most have supported the transitional authorities. the voices of dissent are growing quieter. the government's backers seem to lack a sense of humor. basa may. ouusef's show was pulled minutes before going on the air after he mocked the public fervor for the egyptian army. his channel which stood
Al Jazeera America
Nov 25, 2013 2:30am EST
's no sequence. everything happens at the same instant. when you don't have a physical body, you're a discarnate being. you have a very different relation to the world around you and this, i think, has been one of the big effects of the electric age. there's a new kind of humor that exists in america called the one liner. you used to have jokes, stories, but no more. only one liners now. everything happens at once and there's no continuity, there's no connection, there's no follow through. it's just all now. >> i mean, marshall mcluhan was a canadian academic who studied renaissance literature, but strangely created a second career for himself as a sort of media guru, explaining to people what the effect of the mass media, which were relatively new in the 1960s, what effect they had on people's lives. >> one of the effects of tv is to make and to shorten the amount of time that people can pay attention to anything. >> and he became incredibly sort of trendy. he even appeared in a woody allen film. >> now, marshall mcluhan is, in terms of it being a high intensity... >> ...when two characters are
Al Jazeera America
Nov 2, 2013 5:30pm EDT
, a twitter like feed doubling as a rumour mill. big vs don't just have thousands of followers, they have millions. when they blog about political and social issues word spreads. the propaganda chiefs are dishing out gaol terms to those who start rumours and they spread over the web. >> there's a growing problem with corruption in journalism itself in china. as one newspaper "the new express" found out to its peril. the starting point the capital. most populist news-hungry country on the planet - beijing. >> they are aware of the power of the internet. at the same time they try to keep a rein. >> anything to do with ideology, information is under tighter control. >> the government uses the technique to kill the chicken to scare the monkey. >> the government has realised, especially with the emergesens of social media, that media is a battle ground they cannot afford to lose. >> chinese government government sen source were in full swing, a vehicle drove into tiananmen square, barrelling into a crowd, killing five injuring dozen more. other than one print report, there was a news blackout
Al Jazeera America
Nov 16, 2013 5:30pm EST
are trying to set themselves up as this model where everyone is equal. people are in position of power don't get favors, and they're trying to crackdown on corruption. and what the bloomberg report did was expose in numbers the extent of family members and senior politicians and the incoming president of children, xi jingping. >> the implication is how did their families become so wealthy, and their families have benefited from their connection with senior officials, and so the government was quite upset. >> the china reacted directly. the ambassador to the u.s. urged them not to run the story, although they did in the end. and afterwards there was retaliation in terms of the sale of they are terminal. the website was blocked. they don't have a lot of readership in china, but if they do want readership in china they're not going to have access if they are going to run stories like this. >> reporter: the power of the family's controlling assets worth $2.7 billion. and it's website was locked as well. the times also played a role in that. in a story first reported in taiwan and then extensiv
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